Job Description The University of Missouri Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, a thriving and expanding Midwestern academic practice affiliated with a Level 1 trauma center, is seeking surgeons in the following specialties: Pediatrics, Sports, Total Joints, Spine and Upper Extremity. We have several outreach locations with open surgical faculty positions within the state of Missouri. Our reputation for patient care, education and research has made us one of the fastest growing practices in the Midwest anchored by the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute (MOI). The recently expanded MOI is the largest freestanding and most comprehensive orthopaedic center in the region. Our practice offers the following benefits to enhance your career: •Lucrative financial and benefits package •Faculty appointment rank at Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor- all tracks •Strong accredited residency and fellowship programs •Effective balance of clinical and academic responsibilities •Resources for cutting-edge clinical and basic science research MISSOURI ORTHOPAEDIC INSTITUTE Columbia, home of the University of Missouri and a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in Division I sports, is a dynamic college town of 120,000 residents with small-town convenience and warmth with big-city service and amenities. It has consistently been recognized by Consumer’s Digest and Money Magazine as one of the top places to live in the U.S. and was listed in the book 50 Fabulous Places to Raise Your Family. Cost of living rates are noticeably lower compared to many U.S. cities.